Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation
Tertiary Preparation course details
Course description and aims
The Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation is a Year 12 equivalent qualification with an emphasis on skill-based learning as well as discipline-specific content. It is a recognised tertiary entry qualification by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), NSW universities and some interstate universities.
For Western Sydney University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 168 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/tertiaryeducationpathwaysandpartnerships/home/pathways_available/tertiary_preparation_certificate_tafensw for more information.
For Charles Sturt University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 157 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.csu.edu.au/for/tafe-students1/credit/guaranteed-entry-for-tafe-graduates for more information.
For other university entry, please contact the university for further details.
Course outcomes and careers
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Monday 19th June, 2017 at 4:00pm at Ultimo Campus, Maryann St, Ultimo, Building D, Level 5, Room D5.08
For full-time study, you will need to attend approximately 20 hours per week. Attendance times will depend on the subjects you choose. Day and some evening options will be available. Part-time study options are also available.
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
For all subjects, you will need stationery supplies. For Maths, Statistics and Science classes, you will need a scientific calculator. Chemistry and Biology students will need a lab coat and safety classes.
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
If you choose a flexible delivery course you will study in both the classroom and through online or distance learning. How much is delivered in which way depends on your specific course.
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|NSWTSCN406||Analyse biological processes||80|
|NSWTSCN405||Analyse chemical processes||80|
|NSWTHMN403||Analyse contemporary issues in the Asia-Pacific region||72|
|NSWTHMN404||Analyse environmental issues and management strategies||80|
|NSWTSCN401||Analyse health issues in a global context||80|
|NSWTHMN401||Analyse historical concepts and issues in context||72|
|NSWTSUS402B||Analyse legal and political frameworks in Australia||30|
|NSWTHMN405||Analyse legal concepts and issues||72|
|NSWTEGL402||Analyse literary texts||72|
|NSWTSCN404||Analyse physics phenomena in mechanics and electromagnetism||80|
|NSWTHMN402||Analyse political concepts and contexts||72|
|NSWTLRN501A||Apply academic research techniques||6|
|NSWTMTH403||Apply advanced mathematical concepts||72|
|NSWTSTT401||Apply advanced statistical processes||72|
|NSWTMTH402||Apply calculus concepts||72|
|NSWTTCH404A||Apply concepts of digital literacy||20|
|NSWTEGL403||Apply critical analysis to the study of film and media||72|
|NSWTEGL401||Apply critical and evaluative language and learning skills||72|
|NSWTINT503A||Apply critical thinking skills||6|
|NSWTTCH402||Apply emerging technology to communicate with others||20|
|NSWTETH403A||Apply ethical practice in study||10|
|NSWTMTH308||Apply introductory mathematical concepts and skills||72|
|NSWTEGL301||Apply language and learning skills||72|
|NSWTMTH309||Apply mathematical skills for further study||72|
|NSWTCOM413A||Apply negotiation skills in an individual or group context||20|
|NSWTSTT302||Apply statistical processes||72|
|NSWTSTT402B||Calculate and analyse statistical data||30|
|NSWTTMW401B||Communicate to facilitate work in a team||20|
|NSWTPLG401A||Contribute to a group research project||20|
|NSWTWTG401A||Create complex workplace and community texts||40|
|NSWTLRN402A||Develop learning strategies for further study||10|
|NSWTPLG403A||Evaluate options for career development||10|
|NSWTHMN303||Investigate Australia's Asia Pacific relations||72|
|NSWTSCN312||Investigate biological processes||80|
|NSWTSCN307||Investigate physics concepts||80|
|NSWTSCN305||Investigate scientific aspects of sustainable resource use||80|
|NSWTSCN308||Investigate the chemical nature of matter||80|
|NSWTSCN306||Investigate the links between Australia's geology and its flora and fauna||80|
|NSWTSCN313||Investigate the nature and functioning of ecosystems||80|
|NSWTSPG403A||Prepare and present complex information||20|
|NSWTRDG401A||Read and respond to written text for further study||30|
|NSWTABL402||Research Aboriginal and Western knowledge systems||40|
|NSWTSFM501A||Research career opportunities and prepare a job application||25|
|NSWTLRN401||Research for specific purposes||20|
|NSWTHMN304||Research human rights issues and concepts||72|
|NSWTEGL302||Respond to the creative arts||72|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools||18|
|NSWTMTH401||Use mathematics in a range of contexts||72|
|NSWTMTH307||Use mathematics to solve a range of problems||72|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations||18|
|NSWTWTG404A||Write text for further study purposes||30|